EMERGENCY IMMIGRANT EDUCATION PROGRAM
I. PROGRAM PROFILE
Legislation: P.L. 98-151, further continuing appropriation for FY 1984
(Expired September 30, 1984.)
Funding Since 1984:
Fiscal Year Authorization Appropriation
1984 $ 0 I/ $ 30,000,000
Purpose: This program provides financial assistance to State and local
educational agencies for supplementary educational services and costs for
immigrant children enrolled in elementary and secondary public and non-
Eligible Recipients: States are eligible for grants under the Emergency
Immigrant Education program. Assistance will be distributed among LEAs
within the State on the basis of the number of immigrant children.
II. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)
A., B., and P., E.» F.
C« Costs, Benefits, and Effectiveness
Program Costs: In FY 1984, $3 million was awarded through grants to
28 State Education Agencies. The distribution of grant awards fell Into
the following categories: five grants under $100,000; 15 grants between
$100,000 to $500,000; four awards between $500,000 and $1 million; and four
awards of $1 million and more. For the 1984-85 school year, the Emergency
Immigrant Education program will spend approximately $86 per Immigrant
child. This amount is based on the total funds awarded to local districts
divided by the number of immigrant children served.
Students Served: The Emergency Immigrant Education Assistance appropri-
ation serves 242,212 immigrant students in 28 States during the school
Program Effectiveness; No information is available.
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(b)
Contacts for Further Information
Program Operations: Jonathan Chang, (202) 245-2822
Program Studies: Robert Stonehill, (202) 245-9401tain View, Californiammendations for Legislation